A look at how India celebrated Durga Puja

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Idol of goddess Durga at Arambagh Puja Park in New Delhi. The festival is celebrated from the sixth to tenth day in the month of Ashvin according to the Hindu calender. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Idol of goddess Durga at Arambagh Puja Park in New Delhi. The festival is celebrated from the sixth to tenth day in the month of Ashvin according to the Hindu calender. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

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Durga Puja celebrations at Arambagh Puja Park in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)

Durga Puja celebrations at Arambagh Puja Park in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)

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Widows from Vrindavan celebrate Durga Puja festival at Arambagh Puja Park in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Widows from Vrindavan celebrate Durga Puja festival at Arambagh Puja Park in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

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People celebrating Durga Puja at Kali-Bari temple in New Delhi. The festival marks the victory of Durga over the demon buffalo god Mahishasur. (Ravi Choudahry/HT Photo)

People celebrating Durga Puja at Kali-Bari temple in New Delhi. The festival marks the victory of Durga over the demon buffalo god Mahishasur. (Ravi Choudahry/HT Photo)

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A view of Dhunachi Nritya at Kali-Bari temple in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo )

A view of Dhunachi Nritya at Kali-Bari temple in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo )

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Idol of goddess Durga at a Puja Pandal (marquee) at Tridhara in Kolkata. All commercial establishment are shutdown during the four days celebrations. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)

Idol of goddess Durga at a Puja Pandal (marquee) at Tridhara in Kolkata. All commercial establishment are shutdown during the four days celebrations. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)

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A view of the deity’s idol at the Nabin Pally Pandal in North Kolkata. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)

A view of the deity’s idol at the Nabin Pally Pandal in North Kolkata. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)

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Tridhara Puja Pandal in South Kolkata. Celebrations include colourfully decorated pandals and idols. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)

Tridhara Puja Pandal in South Kolkata. Celebrations include colourfully decorated pandals and idols. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT Photo)

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